Financial Backing to Drive Development and Production Pipeline for Oakland-based VR Studio Formed by Pixar Veterans; Launches Mars Odyssey Simulation
OAKLAND, CA – August 31, 2016 – Steel Wool Studios – an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games – today announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding from HTC Corporation. The funding will support development of multiple medium-pushing VR projects already underway, which span game, simulation, and narrative-based concepts. The first of these upcoming projects, interactive simulation Mars Odyssey, will launch on Steam on September 9. In April, the studio launched Quar: Battle for Gate 18, an action strategy title, on Steam for the HTC Vive.
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Selling 130,000 copies while in “Early Access,” Lost Castle to be launched worldwide on Steam
BEIJING – August 17, 2016 – Another Indie Studios, Inc., a leading international indie games publisher, together with X.D. Network Inc., today announced that Lost Castle, an action RPG beat-em-up with roguelike elements, will officially launch worldwide on Steam on September 1. The title, which has sold nearly 130,000 copies in “Early Access,” pits players against deadly minions inside Castle Harwood in a dynamically challenging and procedurally-generated dungeon showdown that is sure to make players laugh throughout. The dark comedy of action RPGs, Lost Castle will be available for digital download and priced at $7.99 USD on Steam and the Humble Bundle Store.
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Swedish Developer of Magicka 2 and Leviathan: Warships Announces its Next Title for Steam, Complete with Neon Katanas and Punkrock Cyborgs
SKÖVDE, Sweden – February 16, 2016 – Pieces Interactive today revealed their newest title, Kill to Collect, an 80’s cyberpunk rogue-like with up to four-player co-op, set for launch on Steam later this spring. A new teaser trailer also made its debut, giving a peek at the backstory and bounty hunters in the game. Kill to Collect features challenging, procedurally generated maps and enemies galore, with quick bursts of intense gameplay that encourages players to learn from their failures and inevitable deaths. Continue reading The Hunt Begins Soon in Cyberpunk Co-op Rogue-like “Kill to Collect”
NetEase Brings One of China’s Most Successful Titles to the West With a Complete Culturalization
BRISBANE, Calif. – November 12, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) today announced the release of Eternal Area, a fast-paced, fantasy action RPG available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. In Eternal Arena, players control teams of three epic heroes, each with unique abilities, to save the magical world of Etryna from the rule of a mysterious villain known as the Master. Continue reading Eternal Arena Now Available on the App Store and Google Play
GRIN Studio’s cinematic fable – set to release on March 17th – is available on Steam Early Access starting today.
ANTWERP, Belgium – Jan. 27, 2015 — Following a successful Kickstarter campaign last summer GRIN Studios has been hard at work on its first PC title Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, a cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood, scheduled for release on March 17, 2015. Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries launched on Steam Early Access* today [http://store.steampowered.com/app/281940], supported by a new trailer featuring in-game footage. Continue reading Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries Out Now On Early Access
Brand new prequel in the chart-topping tower defense franchise brings more towers, heroes and enemies
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – November 20, 2014 – Ironhide Game Studio, the brilliant minds behind the award-winning tower defense franchise Kingdom Rush, announced today the launch of its highly anticipated prequel Kingdom Rush: Origins, available now on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and Google Play for Android. Return to Kingdom Rush’s charming world of sorcerers, elves, and dragons in a new adventure filled with spiffy new towers, heroes, levels, enemies and that signature tower defense gameplay the franchise’s millions of fans will recognize.
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Trailer gives first glimpse of gameplay, ally characters and monstrous abilities for upcoming action-platformer
HELSINKI, FINLAND – July 23, 2014 – Boomlagoon has just released the trailer for Monsu, their upcoming second game that’s packed with high-speed platform action. The trailer gives a sneak peak of the world of Monsu, the cartoony green hero, as he dashes off to recover his wizard friend’s glittering treasure. The pudgy, lovable beast has no choice but to wreck everything in his path, from wishing wells to castle ramparts to unruly villagers. Nothing can stop the mighty Monsu… except an inopportune spear-point! The free game is slated for release later this summer.
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – June 23, 2014 – OUYA today announced that Age of Zombies, the smash-hit top-down shooter from Halfbrick Studio, will be available on OUYA June 30. A huge success on mobile platforms and PS Vita, Age of Zombies takes players on an action-packed journey through space and time as they hunt the zombie hordes of Professor Brains and try to save humanity from undead-based annihilation. Continue reading A Blast from the Past! Age of Zombies coming soon to OUYA